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Hugh Card Brown

Military

Joined RAFVR, assigned to 133S, crashed on a patrol over the North Sea and was Killed in Action (KIA). 16-3-42.

Service

Units served with

  • No. 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    No. 133 'Eagle' Squadron

    Squadron
    'On 1 August 1941, No. 133 reformed at Coltishall as the third 'Eagle' Squadron manned by American personnel. Equipped with Hurricanes it became operational at the end of September. The next month the Squadron moved to Northern Ireland, returning to...

Associated Place

  • Biggin Hill

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF Station with US lodger units. USAAF Spitfires and P-38s were attached to RAF No 11 Group stations in mid-1942 for training; also used for special operations by British and US forces.

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

  • Eagle Squadrons Memorial

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cardston, AB T0K, Canada 22 October 1919

Oct. 22, 1919
Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

Joined RAFVR Canada 1940

Joined Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

Assigned Biggin Hill, London SE19 3HY, UK December 1941 – 16 March 1942

Assigned to 133 [Eagle] Sqn RAF.

Died North Sea 16 March 1942

Crashed on a patrol over the North Sea and was Killed in Action (KIA). 16-3-42.

Buried Runnymede Air Forces Memorial, Cooper's Hill Ln, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey TW20 0LB, UK

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 February 2016 11:09:37 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

EAGLES of the RAF - The World War II Eagle Squadrons by Phillip D Caine.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Brown&GSfn=Hugh&GS...

Date Contributor Update
08 November 2015 17:56:15 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

EAGLES of the RAF - The World War II Eagle Squadrons by Phillip D Caine.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Brown&GSfn=Hugh&GS...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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